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Folks and Faraway

In "The London Spy," Ned Ward's delightful account of low life in the 18th Century, we are told how "the joyful alarm of Bow Bell called the weary apprentices from their work to unhitch their folded shutters and button up their shops till next morning." This is the atmosphere evoked by this film ... Read more
A study of the fishing community living at Kalk Bay, near Cape Town. The ancestors of these simple, kindly people came from Manila, from Java, from the East and from the West, but they live united in their love of the sea which they harvest for their livelihood. ... Read more
A lyrical documentary set in the Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne; basically an exercise in telling a story through pictures: no dialogue or commentary is used. The film presents a number of small caricatures of people who come to the Gardens. The brief story that surrounds each of them attempts to ... Read more
U.S.A. asks the question: "How do you get to know a land and its people?" and then proceeds to answer this question through an imaginary airplane flight from region to region covering all the geographical areas of the country. It shows not only what the land and the people are today, but, through ... Read more
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